The table below looks at the statistics for Business Analysis skills in IT contracts advertised for the Buckinghamshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Business Analysis over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Analysis
Rank 47 28 24
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -4
Contract jobs citing Business Analysis 40 51 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 3.51% 5.00% 6.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.55% 6.65% 8.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 39 25
Average daily rate
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£360 £344 £354
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.72% -2.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £313 £236
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £413 £395
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £380 £365
% change year-on-year
+1.97% +4.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.00 £39.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -29.11%
Business Analysis
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Buckinghamshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
880 767 590
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 77.19% 75.27% 75.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 450 422 270
Average daily rate £375 £388 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £258 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 24 44
Average hourly rate £15.25 £15.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.66% -23.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.63 £10.69 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.35 £40.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.32
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -12.19%

Business Analysis
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Business Analysis across the Buckinghamshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Business Analysis Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

Business Analysis
Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Business Analysis across the Buckinghamshire region.

Business Analysis Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

Business Analysis
Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Business Analysis across the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

Business Analysis Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

Business Analysis
Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Business Analysis across the Buckinghamshire region.

Business Analysis Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

Business Analysis
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Business Analysis within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes -12 35 £355 +9.23% 5
High Wycombe - - - -
Marlow - - - -
Business Analysis
South East

Business Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire region citing Business Analysis also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Business Analysis.

1 61 (58.65%) Finance
2 28 (26.92%) Stakeholder Management
3 21 (20.19%) Project Management
4 19 (18.27%) PRINCE2
5 17 (16.35%) Banking
6 16 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
6 16 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
7 15 (14.42%) SharePoint
7 15 (14.42%) Retail
8 14 (13.46%) Oracle
9 13 (12.50%) Automotive
10 12 (11.54%) Scrum
10 12 (11.54%) Data Warehouse
10 12 (11.54%) SharePoint 2013
11 10 (9.62%) Intranet
12 9 (8.65%) PowerCenter
12 9 (8.65%) User Stories
12 9 (8.65%) Analytical Skills
13 8 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
13 8 (7.69%) Web Development
13 8 (7.69%) BDD
13 8 (7.69%) Informatica
13 8 (7.69%) ISEB
14 7 (6.73%) SAP
14 7 (6.73%) Migration
14 7 (6.73%) Telecoms
15 6 (5.77%) Change Management
15 6 (5.77%) Manufacturing
15 6 (5.77%) Programme Management
15 6 (5.77%) Business Objects

Business Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire region citing Business Analysis also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Business Analysis. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 15 (14.42%) SharePoint
2 12 (11.54%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (1.92%) SAS
3 2 (1.92%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (1.92%) MS Project Server
4 1 (0.96%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (0.96%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.96%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (0.96%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (1.92%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.96%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.92%) SAP CRM
1 2 (1.92%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 2 (1.92%) SAP FI
1 2 (1.92%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.96%) SAP CS
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.96%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 10 (9.62%) Intranet
2 2 (1.92%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (11.54%) Data Warehouse
2 9 (8.65%) PowerCenter
3 6 (5.77%) Oracle Database
4 4 (3.85%) SQL Server
4 4 (3.85%) Oracle Database 10g
4 4 (3.85%) Oracle Database 11g
5 3 (2.88%) Relational Database
5 3 (2.88%) Oracle BI EE
6 2 (1.92%) Oracle OWB
6 2 (1.92%) Data Mart
6 2 (1.92%) Essbase
6 2 (1.92%) MS Access
6 2 (1.92%) Oracle ODI
7 1 (0.96%) Oracle Database 12c
7 1 (0.96%) SAP BW
7 1 (0.96%) SAP BI
7 1 (0.96%) DB2
7 1 (0.96%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.96%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 2 (1.92%) Toad
General
1 61 (58.65%) Finance
2 17 (16.35%) Banking
3 15 (14.42%) Retail
4 13 (12.50%) Automotive
5 7 (6.73%) Telecoms
6 6 (5.77%) Manufacturing
7 5 (4.81%) Retail Banking
8 4 (3.85%) Spanish Language
9 3 (2.88%) Marketing
10 2 (1.92%) Electronics
11 1 (0.96%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.96%) Legal
Job Titles
1 78 (75.00%) Analyst
2 71 (68.27%) Business Analyst
3 13 (12.50%) Financial Business Analyst
4 12 (11.54%) Financial Services Business Analyst
5 11 (10.58%) Project Manager
6 8 (7.69%) Agile Business Analyst
7 5 (4.81%) Telecoms Business Analyst
7 5 (4.81%) SharePoint Business Analyst
7 5 (4.81%) Developer
8 4 (3.85%) Informatica Developer
9 3 (2.88%) Process Manager
9 3 (2.88%) Business Manager
9 3 (2.88%) IT Business Analyst
10 2 (1.92%) Business Process Analyst
10 2 (1.92%) Senior Business Analyst
10 2 (1.92%) Process Analyst
10 2 (1.92%) Tester
10 2 (1.92%) MI Analyst
10 2 (1.92%) Change Analyst
10 2 (1.92%) SAP Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.96%) Java EE
1 1 (0.96%) .NET
1 1 (0.96%) J2EE
1 1 (0.96%) HTML
1 1 (0.96%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (8.65%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (3.85%) PMI
2 4 (3.85%) Credit Risk
3 2 (1.92%) DTV
3 2 (1.92%) Mobile App
4 1 (0.96%) Computer Science
4 1 (0.96%) SWIFT
4 1 (0.96%) FMCG
4 1 (0.96%) Data Conversion
4 1 (0.96%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (3.85%) UNIX
2 1 (0.96%) Windows 2000 Server
2 1 (0.96%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (0.96%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (26.92%) Stakeholder Management
2 21 (20.19%) Project Management
3 19 (18.27%) PRINCE2
4 16 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
5 12 (11.54%) Scrum
6 9 (8.65%) User Stories
7 8 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
7 8 (7.69%) Web Development
7 8 (7.69%) BDD
8 7 (6.73%) Migration
9 6 (5.77%) Change Management
9 6 (5.77%) Programme Management
9 6 (5.77%) E-Commerce
9 6 (5.77%) Data Modelling
9 6 (5.77%) Integration Testing
9 6 (5.77%) Line Management
10 5 (4.81%) OO
11 4 (3.85%) ITIL
11 4 (3.85%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 5 (4.81%) SQL
2 2 (1.92%) VBA
3 1 (0.96%) VB
3 1 (0.96%) C
3 1 (0.96%) C#
3 1 (0.96%) Java
3 1 (0.96%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 8 (7.69%) ISEB
2 5 (4.81%) Security Cleared
2 5 (4.81%) SC Cleared
2 5 (4.81%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 4 (3.85%) PMI Certification
4 2 (1.92%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 2 (1.92%) DV Cleared
4 2 (1.92%) Six Sigma Green Belt
4 2 (1.92%) Degree
5 1 (0.96%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.96%) SAS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.85%) COREP
1 4 (3.85%) FINREP
2 2 (1.92%) SLA
2 2 (1.92%) QA
3 1 (0.96%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.96%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 4 (3.85%) Control-M
2 1 (0.96%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 14 (13.46%) Oracle
2 8 (7.69%) Informatica
3 7 (6.73%) SAP
4 6 (5.77%) Business Objects
4 6 (5.77%) Microsoft
5 3 (2.88%) Cognos
6 2 (1.92%) Endeca
7 1 (0.96%) StreamServe
7 1 (0.96%) Wall Street Systems
7 1 (0.96%) Lotus
7 1 (0.96%) IBM
7 1 (0.96%) Cognizant
7 1 (0.96%) SunGard
7 1 (0.96%) HP
7 1 (0.96%) Sybase